- thank you.
Origin of ta
- the 16th letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of ṭā
- the third letter of the Arabic alphabet.
Origin of tā
- teaching assistant.
- transactional analysis.
- transit authority.
or T and A
- Slang. tits and ass.
- tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy.
Examples from the Web for ta
Contemporary Examples of ta
I gotta say—I think this past year was pretty bad for music.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness
January 7, 2015
I said it and I gotta stand on it, but it is an interesting situation.How the World Turned on Bill Cosby: A Day-by-Day Account
December 1, 2014
Gotta have the beret and megaphone if I want people to take me seriously!Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater’ and the ‘Chickensh-t’ Democrats’ Midterm Massacre
November 9, 2014
“You gotta play ‘Halo’ for your angel-fish,” she instructs.How Aidy Bryant Stealthily Became Your Favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star
October 31, 2014
You kind of just gotta go out, live your life, and be happy with who you are.Laura Jane Grace’s Trans Punk Rebellion
October 10, 2014
Historical Examples of ta
"We gotta get it out of the road," Flynn said, walking truculently up to the leech.The Leech
It wad be fair sinfu' no' ta tak a drop at sic a time as this.St. Cuthbert's
Robert E. Knowles
I gotta thank you for—for buttin' in the other day, Miss Ramona.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
Nothing about that in the pledge, and when you sign something, you gotta pay it.Police Your Planet
Lester del Rey
Ta business is a goot business, and t' firm is a fine old firm.Pirate Gold
Frederic Jesup Stimson
- British informal thank you
Word Origin for ta
- Territorial Army (now superseded by TAVR)
1772, "natural infantile sound of gratitude" [Weekley].
- The symbol for the elementtantalum
- The symbol for tantalum.
- A hard, heavy, gray metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion at low temperatures. It is used to make light-bulb filaments, surgical instruments, and glass for camera lenses. Atomic number 73; atomic weight 180.948; melting point 3,017°C; boiling point 5,458°C; specific gravity 16.6; valence 2, 3, 4, 5. See Periodic Table.